22 December-Noel Hickey

Kilkenny hurler Noel Hickey is widely regarded as one of the best hurlers of his generation. A member of the Dunnamaggin Club he played for Kilkenny at minor and under-21 level. He made his debut with the senior hurling team in 2000.

Hickey went on to win 9 All-Ireland Senior Hurling medals between 2000 and 2012. He was also the winner of three All-Star awards. He announced his retirement from inter-county hurling in January 2013.

Noel Hickey was born in the year 1980 On This Day.

Kilkenny Hurling photo

Hurling Action

Photo by Florian Christoph

 

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